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Best way to clean a coffee pot

What is the best way to clean a coffee pot using household items?

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Justins_mommy05

Asked by Justins_mommy05 at 3:14 PM on Nov. 20, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • Salt scrub. I worked at a gas station and we would clean the caked on blackness with salt.
    405mom

    Answer by 405mom at 3:15 PM on Nov. 20, 2010

  • I do like the salt scrub. But I also use vinegar in the carafe and run it though the brew cycle a few times. A 1/2 cup of white vinegar in the carafe, the fill with water. Everything gets nice a clean, inside parts that is.
    isabellalecour

    Answer by isabellalecour at 3:20 PM on Nov. 20, 2010

  • I make a vinegar and water mix and brew it through (no coffee). This cleans all of the inner workings of the coffee maker. I do this once a month and it keeps our coffee always tasting yummy.
    scout_mom

    Answer by scout_mom at 3:21 PM on Nov. 20, 2010

  • i do the same thing as scout mom. i actually use about a cup of vinegar plus water, and after i run it through i run 2 cycles with plain water, clean water each time.
    annanonnymommy

    Answer by annanonnymommy at 4:10 PM on Nov. 20, 2010

  • Ice and salt
    sweet29mom

    Answer by sweet29mom at 5:32 PM on Nov. 20, 2010

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